It’s no secret that traditional cable TV networks have been under tremendous pressure from streaming “cord-cutter” competition likeNetflix, Inc. NFLX for years now. Despite Discovery Communications Inc DISCA’s relatively stable revenues, the latest data from TickerTags could be an indication of further subscription weakness ahead for Discovery.
Investors hoping for a bounce-back in DineEquity Inc DIN’s share price are facing some strong headwinds at the moment. In addition to generally weak trends in the restaurant business, the latest data from TickerTags indicates declining social media buzz related to two of DineEquity’s top brands.
McDonald’s Corporation MCD is changing the Happy Meal for the first time in more than 30 years.
Now that summer has officially come to an end, natural gas investors are shifting their focus to the upcoming winter weather season to determine whether or not a cold winter will help boost gas prices. The latest data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) suggests the upcoming winter weather will be difficult to predict.
Apple Inc. AAPL shares have stabilized in early Monday trading following a volatile Friday selloff on a report by GfK that the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus registered 25 percent lower sales in their opening weekend than the previous iPhone model.
Until Apple Inc. AAPL releases official iPhone 7 sales numbers, traders and analysts will continue trying to piece together the puzzle using third-party data and anecdotal evidence. According to the latest data from TickerTags, social media buzz suggests iPhone 7 mentions are elevated but have not eclipsed record levels of previous models.
Walt Disney Co DIS and Time Warner Inc TWX are already feeling lots of heat from cord-cutting competitors like Netflix, Inc. NFLX. However, Drexel Hamilton analyst Tony Wible believes the two traditional TV giants will also soon be dealing with major costs associated with NBA renewals.
It’s been less than three months since the new Nintendo Co., Ltd (ADR) (OTCMKTS:NTDOY) mobile game Pokemon GO took the world by storm. However, the game’s reign as the top-grossing iPhone app is over. The latest data from the App Store shows that Pokemon GO is no longer the No. 1 app.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know the 2016 elections are coming up in November. Shareholders of marijuana stocks like GW Pharmaceuticals PLC-ADR (NASDAQ:GWPH), Terra Tech Corp(OTCMKTS:TRTC) and Insys Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:INSY) have much more important votes on their minds than the one to elect the next president.
On October 3, small cap traders will see some big changes coming to the bid and ask prices of certain stocks. The new SEC tick size pilot test will begin in October, and selected small cap stocks will begin trading in five-cent increments instead of one-cent increments for the next two years.